Homesteading

Dandelion Salve Recipe
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Dandelion Salve Recipe

Most people consider dandelions a pesky weed, but they have incredible nutritional and medicinal properties! Did you know that the entire plant is edible? One way to use dandelions is to make them into a salve that is…

The Best Gifts for Homesteaders

The Best Gifts for Homesteaders

Homesteaders tend to have the make from scratch, grown your own, DIY mentality. So what are the best gifts for homesteaders? Skip the jewelry and fancy handbags. We want things for growing, sewing, baking, and making! Whether it’s…

Cheap Amazon Greenhouse Review: is it worth it?
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Cheap Amazon Greenhouse Review: is it worth it?

Living in a colder climate (on the very edge of zone 5b), I’ve been looking for ways to extend our growing season. Since our goal is to grow as much food as we can, gardening only outside will…

15 Ways to Stock Your Pantry on a Budget
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15 Ways to Stock Your Pantry on a Budget

As food costs rise and the supply chain becomes less reliable, keeping a prepared pantry has never been more important. But how do you stock your pantry on a budget? I’m going to share 15 ways to stock…

15 Must Have Gardening Books (for beginners, homesteaders, and beyond!)
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15 Must Have Gardening Books (for beginners, homesteaders, and beyond!)

If you’re thinking about starting a garden or expanding the growing space you currently have, there are SO many great resources for gardening and homesteading out there! And while I know I can find a blog post or…

Prepare, Don’t Panic: natural remedies to keep your family healthy naturally (Part 2)
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Prepare, Don’t Panic: natural remedies to keep your family healthy naturally (Part 2)

Consistent daily habits are important to keeping your family healthy naturally, but inevitably someone in your family will fall under the weather! There’s nothing worse than having to run out in the middle of the night to get…

Prepare, Don’t Panic: daily habits to keep your family healthy (Part 1)
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Prepare, Don’t Panic: daily habits to keep your family healthy (Part 1)

In the past year and a half, everyone has had one thing on their minds: how can I keep my family healthy? For me, it’s important to not just keep my family healthy, but to do it naturally….

Organizing a Prepared Pantry: everyday and bulk pantry storage
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Organizing a Prepared Pantry: everyday and bulk pantry storage

Not long ago, I heard that the average American household only has enough food in their house for two to three days. I’ll be honest – I was shocked by this! You never know when a natural disaster,…

Best Sourdough Bread Baking Resources and Recipes
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Best Sourdough Bread Baking Resources and Recipes

All the time at home in the last year has pushed a lot of people to learn new skills and hobbies – myself included. I’ve really been honing in on my homesteading skills (baking from scratch, preserving, gardening,…